Museo di Storia Naturale di Venezia

Natural History Museum of Venice Giancarlo Ligabue

THE LAGOON: Defence of Venice 2013


THE LAGOON: defence of Venice
Exhibition of participants to the competitons

From 14th May to 2nd June 2013
Natural History Museum, Venice

The Parco della Laguna di Venezia is organizing a competition for infant and primary schools in the Procinve of Venice with the aim of ecnouraging knowledge about the lagoon, and to make children more aware of the protection of this heritage, as well as to glean suggestions fot its sustainable use.

This year, participants are invited to explore, discover and learn about the complex system of the lagoon’s fortifications, proposing a sustainable use of the many military structures in the area. at the end of the educational project, which includes creative workshops, the classes will present their work, which will be put on dispaly int he musem’s rooms.

The event will also provide and opportunity to focus citizens’ attention on the section dedicated to the Venetian Lagoon, which will shortly be opening in the Museum.



Exhibition is part of the museum itinerary. Museum ticket grants the admission to the exhibition.

Museum ticket full price: 8,00 euro

Museum ticket reduced price: 5,50 euro
Children aged from 6 to 14; students aged from 15 to 25*; escorts (max. 2) for groups of children or students (min. 10); citizens over 65; staff of the Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali*; holders of the “Rolling Venice Card”; F.A.I. members*

Free entrance: Venetian citizens and residents; I.C.O.M. members*; children aged from 0 to 5; disabled people with helper; authorized guides*; interpreters accompanying groups; 1 free tickets every 15 tickets with prior bookings; MUVE Friend Card holders